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Settlement Reached in Lawsuit Tied to Fatal Accident on Location of Gregg Allman Biopic

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Image Courtesy of Danny ClinchThe parents of Sarah Jones, the camera assistant who was killed during the filming of the Gregg Allman biopic Midnight Rider this past February, have reached a settlement with some of the parties they filed a wrongful death lawsuit against following the tragic accident. Deadline reports that a lawyer for the Jones family announced on Wednesday ... Read More »

Bono Underwent Five Hours of Surgery to Repair Cycling Accident Injuries

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Stephen McCarthy/SPORTSFILE via Getty ImagesTurns out that “cycling spill” Bono took last Sunday in New York’s Central Park was a bit more serious than initially revealed. The U2 frontman underwent more than five hours of surgery over two days to repair multiple, serious injuries. According to a statement from the trauma surgeon who operated on Bono at New York Presbyterian/Weill ... Read More »

Melissa Manchester to Release New Album in February Featuring Stevie Wonder, Dionne Warwick & More Stars

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Image Courtesy of Randee St. NicholasMelissa Manchester‘s first studio album in more than 10 years, You Gotta Love the Life, will be released on February 10, 2015. The 14-track collection features contributions from some well-known stars, including Stevie Wonder, Dionne Warwick, Al Jarreau, acclaimed trumpet player Dave Koz and, in one of his final recordings, jazz pianist Joe Sample. Wonder ... Read More »

New Kansas Documentary DVD/CD Set, “Miracles Out of Nowhere,” Being Released This March

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PRNewsFoto/Legacy RecordingsA new DVD/CD package titled Miracles Out of Nowhere celebrating the career of Kansas will arrive in stores in March of 2015. The release will include a new documentary about the band and an accompanying album containing the group’s best-known songs along with various other tunes from the Kansas catalog. The documentary tells the story of how the band ... Read More »

New “Do They Know It’s Christmas” Charity Track Is UK’s Fastest-Selling Single of 2014

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VirginMost of the people downloading it probably weren’t born when the original single came out in 1984, but the new version of Band Aid‘s “Do They Know It’s Christmas,” recorded to raise money to fight Ebola, is off to an impressive start. Britain’s Official Charts Company says the song, featuring artists like U2‘s Bono, Queen drummer Roger Taylor, Sinead O’Connor, ... Read More »

David Crosby Releasing Deluxe Digital Version of Latest Solo Album, Limited-Edition Vinyl Single

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Blue Castle RecordsDavid Crosby is treating us to two special releases in celebration of the holiday season: a limited-edition 10-inch vinyl single featuring two songs from his 2014 solo album, CROZ, and an expanded digital version of the record. The single, which hit stores Monday, contains the CROZ tunes “Dangerous Night” and “Radio,” and comes on red vinyl. Only 5,000 ... Read More »

Bruce Springsteen Launches Website Selling Recordings of His Live Shows

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Image Courtesy of Jo LopezBruce Springsteen has launched a new website, Live.BruceSpringsteen.net, that offers authorized digital downloads and CDs of the Boss’ concert performances. Among the shows that currently are available are a March 12, 2012, concert with The E Street Band at New York City’s famed Apollo Theater and all 30 dates from Bruce and company’s 2014 High Hopes ... Read More »